Alive in the Spirit: Experiencing the Presence and Power of God

Alive in the Spirit: Experiencing the Presence and Power of God

Alive in the Spirit: Experiencing the Presence and Power of God

Alive in the Spirit: Experiencing the Presence and Power of God


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Dynamic, Never-Before-Published Work on the Holy Spirit from A.W. Tozer

What does it mean to have the Holy Spirit in our lives? Many look to extraordinary experiences and manifestations as evidence of the Spirit. But what happens when the event is over? How can we experience the Holy Spirit in the ordinary, everyday world? How can we be filled with the Spirit?

In this material taken from Tozer's sermons, he answers these questions and explores life in the Spirit from a balanced perspective. The church needs the gifts of the Spirit—all of them—or it will never be what God intends it to be. But this has to happen in wisdom and humility.

Many people talk about being filled with the Holy Spirit, but very few accept the conditions for being filled. Tozer lays down requirements for the Holy Spirit to come into our lives and transform us into Spirit-filled people. Though every Christian has the Holy Spirit, not every Christian is filled with the Holy Spirit. He explains the difference and how it could change the evangelical church of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764218071
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 393,852
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

A.W. Tozer (April 21, 1897 - May 12, 1963) was a self-taught theologian, pastor, and writer whose powerful words continue to grip the intellect and stir the soul of today's believer. He authored more than 40 books. The Pursuit of God and The Knowledge of the Holy are considered modern devotional classics. Get Tozer information and quotes at

Reverend James L. Snyder is recognized as an authority on A.W. Tozer. His first book, In Pursuit of God: The Life of A.W. Tozer, won the Reader's Choice Award in 1992 from Christianity Today. James and his wife live in Ocala, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 My Experience With the Holy Spirit 13

2 My Perception of the Holy Spirit 23

3 My Warning to the Church 31

4 My Awareness of the Holy Spirit 41

5 The Threefold Foundation for Trusting the Holy Spirit 49

6 The Penetrating Voice of the Holy Spirit 61

7 The Dissimilarity the Holy Spirit Emphasizes 71

8 The Vitality of the Holy Spirit in the Church 81

9 A Portrait of the Spirit-Filled Church 91

10 The Harmony of the Spirit-Filled Church 99

11 The Holy Spirit: An Uncomfortable Presence 107

12 The Holy Spirit at Work in the Church 115

13 Standing in the Power of the Spirit-Filled Life 125

14 The Fruit of the Spirit Sustains the Church 135

15 Spiritual Gifts: The Function of the Local Church 147

16 The Gifts of the Spirit Are Essential to the Church Today 159

17 Our Personal Pursuit of the Holy Spirit 169

18 My Daily Walk With the Holy Spirit 179

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